Who is James Arthur Baldwin?

  • (noun): United States author who was an outspoken citic of racism (1924-1987).
    Synonyms: Baldwin, James Baldwin

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Arthur, Prince Of Wales - Ancestors
... Ancestors of Arthur, Prince of Wales 16 ... Maredudd ap Tudur 8 ...
Christopher Cross
... US Top Ten hit songs, "Sailing", "Ride Like the Wind", and "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)", the last of which he recorded for the film Arthur starring Dudley Moore ... earned three Grammy Awards in 1981, while "Arthur's Theme" won the Oscar for Best Original Song in 1981 (with co-composers Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager and ...
Port Arthur, Tasmania - Location
... Port Arthur is located approximately 60 kilometres (37 mi) south east of the state capital, Hobart, on the Tasman Peninsula ... The scenic drive from Hobart, via the Tasman Highway to Sorell and the Arthur Highway to Port Arthur, takes around 90 minutes and covers approximately 96 kilometres (60 ... At the 2006 census, Port Arthur and the surrounding area had a population of 499 ...
The Inheritors (Joseph Conrad And Ford Madox Ford) - Plot Summary
... The story is told through the eyes of Arthur, a writer turned journalist who feels he is compromising his art ... Although Arthur at first holds to high ideals (he values "literature" over journalism, sacrificial literary types over opportunists), he gradually moves away from them because he wants to be a ... While her reasons for bringing Arthur into play are not clear at first, they are complex ...
Port Arthur, Tasmania - Tourism Development
... Before Port Arthur was abandoned as a Prison in 1877, some people saw the potential tourist attraction ... no man desired to see the “strange ruins” of Port Arthur ... to distance themselves from the dark image of Port Arthur ...

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    The secret lies, I think, in his intimate knowledge of the people he is addressing be they black or white, and in the forthrightness with which he speaks of those things which hurt and baffle them.... He allows them their self-respect—indeed, he insists on it.
    —James Baldwin (1924–1987)

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    When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
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